• Best NES games that are still cheap in 2024

    Retro game collecting has been absolutely bonky-bonks since the pandemic. Prices went insane when American millennials were suddenly stuck at home with more free time than we knew what to do with. And a lot of us were spending way more time with our children than ever before. If you were born in the 80s,…

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  • The 15 Best Sega Dreamcast RPGs

    Sega’s systems have had plenty of great RPGs, but like Rodney Dangerfield, they get no respect.  Sega Dreamcast was a very intriguing system that never lived up to its full potential. Despite having internet connectivity and good graphics, the Dreamcast lacked the sales to keep up with the competition.  Remember, the system suffered from the…

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  • SNES Pro Controller for Switch, PC, and Android – Hardware Review

    It’s all the buttons and stuff you need to play the latest games, but packed into the familiar and compact form of a classic SNES controller.

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  • Ghetto Gamer Magazine

    I wanted to create Ghetto Gamer Magazine, an homage to my favorite publication of all time, Nintendo Power. I spent a few months looking into it and decided – like pretty much every other print magazine – that the cost and effort just weren’t worth it.

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  • Mekabolt Review

    The physics and controls are stiff and can lead to a lot of cheap deaths. Add to that the fact that all hazards are insta-kill and it can get frustrating in short order.

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  • Astral Chain – Delivering the Verdict

    I’ve been burned before, where I spend full price on a new release, only to be disappointed. So naturally I’m checking out every Astral Chain review and listening hard to what the community has to say about it.

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  • My Most Wanted Games – Nintendo Switch 2019

    The much-hyped Astral Chain is one of my most anticipated games for Nintendo Switch 2019. Tons of people are talking and excited about it. But I probably won’t get it. Why?

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  • Timespinner Review | 2-Minute Reviews

    A quick video review of this quality Metroidvania, available on Steam, Switch, and XBox One.

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  • We are live!

    After way too much dillying, dallying, and wasting gobs of time, The Ghetto Gamer is now alive inside the internet! Now we just need some content…

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